Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: jaipur

‘Sorry, sir. Your child with cerebral palsy can’t study in our school’ is a staple in Jaipur

In 'Unbeatable', Shikhi Sharma documents the stories of parents with children afflicted with cerebral palsy and dyslexia.

Jaipur gets a nightlife, desi ‘Crown’ drama & camels under threat — rediscovering my home state

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

9 people test positive for Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Jaipur

Those infected include four members of a family who had recently returned from South Africa and five others.

‘Hawa Mahal’ in Chandni Chowk sparks row over violation of Delhi master plan

A trader reconstructs façade of his building in Shahjahanabad in the image of Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal. NDMC asks him to dismantle structure. Questions arise over rules.

CM to sarpanch, how Rajasthan pulled together to beat vaccine fear, become top performer

So far, Rajasthan has vaccinated 1.23 crore people against Covid — out of a population of 8.7 crore, that is nearly 14%.

Why Jaipur’s grand celebration of Makar Sankranti festival loses out to Ahmedabad’s Uttarayan

Popular culture adds glamour to festivities — Sushant Singh Rajput’s 'Kai Po Che' is remembered for depicting Gujarat’s Uttarayan scenes.

World is now listening to India with more attention, says PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the inauguration of Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conference, the PM asserted that as India enjoys stronger presence at world bodies, its voice is becoming more global.

Want to save Jaipur and its 2,300-yr-old mummy? Unclog the drains

Torrential rains recently inundated the walled city, but experts say Jaipur’s problem started years ago when it ignored its drainage systems in quest for modernity.

2,300-yr-old mummy in Jaipur’s Albert Hall Museum taken out of box to rescue it from rains

The Egyptian mummy was first brought to India in 1883 when it was gifted by Brughsch Bey, then curator at the Museum of Cairo, to Sawai Ishwar Singh, the ruler of Jaipur at the time, for an exhibition.

Maharani Gayatri Devi once took on Nehru for the ‘mess’ he made of the 1962 China invasion

In ‘The House of Jaipur’, John Zubrzycki writes about the political and personal lives of India’s golden royal couple, Gayatri Devi and Man Singh.

On Camera


Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.